Hilton Timeshare Reservation Types

Hilton Timeshare Reservation Types

There are mainly three types of reservations at Hilton Grand Vacation Club. Hilton Home Week Reservation (9 months - 12 months) If you are looking to use your timshare in the resort you hold the ownership for and you'd like to stay for an entire week, checking in on Saturday, then you are able to make a reservation from as early as 1 year in advance of your check in date. The home week reservation applies up until 9 months prior to the check in date. Home week researvations do not any reservation…continue reading →
Timeshare and hotel comparison

Timeshare and hotel comparison

How much money can I save by owning and using a timeshare rather than paying the hotel rate? Let's take an example of a 2 bedroom unit in Hilton's Grand Waikikian with an ocean view sold for $45,000. If you rent a similar size unit with an ocean view in Waikiki, rates run at around $1,000 per night. Here is a comparisone of how much you will pay in 15 years Hotel $7,000 each week x 15 years = $105,000 Timeshare $1,700 each year (maintenance fee) x 15 years = $ 25,500 (+ purchase price…continue reading →
A guide to views and points

A guide to views and points

Today, we would like to write about the "views" of timeshare units. In our listing database of resale timeshares, you will see the view listed under the category Type. (Some resorts do not have view types so it may be blank.) Here is a list of abbreviations and what they each mean. OV = Ocean View POV = Partial Ocean View GV = Garden View Points will depend on the actual view the unit has. For instance with Hilton, points accrued each year will differ depending on whether you have an ocean view or…continue reading →
Why buy a timeshare from the developer?

Why buy a timeshare from the developer?

Here are some of the advantages of buying a timeshare directly from a timeshare resort developer such as Hilton, Marriot or Wyndham. For instance, buying a timeshare in a new resort at an early stage will certainly allow you to choose from a wide range of choices in terms of available weeks or seasons, amenities and its location within the resort. There is also an element of trust associated with buying directly from an established brand in which you have confidence. In addition, if you need financing to purchase a timeshare, the developer…continue reading →
Buying a timeshare through the resale market

Buying a timeshare through the resale market

Until the mid 1990s, most buyers bought timeshare intervals directly from the resort developer such as Hilton, Marriot or Wyndham. The resale market began growing and now, because of the internet, buyers have more access to a variation of information and increased options for purchasing a timeshare. Today, many will tell you that the best way to buy a timeshare is through the resale market. The main reason behind this is simply that resales cost considerably less than those offered by timeshare resort developers. Resale timeshares are about 30% to 50% below developer…continue reading →
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